Three Basins

Three Basins gets its name from the three pools that lay at the bottom of this collection of small waterfalls. Without doubt, this is a peaceful site and a place to enjoy the gentle sounds of the water.

The main attraction at this waterfall is not actually the falling water, but rather the three pools they collect in at the bottom. These basins are filled by numerous small streams that create the waterfalls. If you look closely, you can see the paths the streams have taken overtime, carving their way into the rock and eroding the Earth, and eventually forming the pools themselves.


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This natural beauty is easy to get to, and not as secluded as many other waterfalls. However, part of its natural state means it is not on the main road, so it may be best to ask for directions at the nearby city of Fond Morgan.

Positioned toward the center of the island of Dominica, near Grand Fond, Three Basins welcomes local residents and vacationers who are rooming on this part of the island or nearby. Regardless of whether or not you're staying very close, you should think about stopping by to check it out. It is east-northeast of Roseau.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite viewing this waterfall, you're in luck, since you'll discover an impressive array of local restaurants in the vicinity. The most proximate eatery to Three Basins is Breadnut Restaurant and Bar, which serves Caribbean food. Zamaan Restaurant and Riverside Cafe are some of the other dining possibilities in close to this natural attraction where you could enjoy the local foods and culture of Dominica.

Nearby Attractions

Those who enjoy waterfalls, and would like to see others, should check out Emerald Pool Waterfall and Fond Morgan Waterfall; both are within a car's reach of Three Basins. There are other attractions nearby, including Chemin L'Etang Trail, which is within driving range in Grand Fond. Furthermore, you can consider making the trip to Citrus Creek Plantation, which is another attraction not far away.

If you're looking for other nearby attractions or activity options, take a look at what is closest in the following table.

Attractions Near Three Basins
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Chemin L'Etang Trail -- -- -- Grand Fond
Citrus Creek Plantation -- -- -- 9.3 mi. East of Roseau
Museum of Rum Museum -- -- La Plaine
Morne Trois Pitons Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 6.4 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Freshwater Lake Hiking Trail GeoFeature -- -- 5.3 mi. Northeast of Roseau
Morne Trois Pitons National Park -- -- -- 6.3 mi. East of Roseau
Valley of Desolation Other Attraction -- -- 5.9 mi. East of Roseau
Glasse Trail Other Attraction -- -- 9.1 mi. East of Roseau

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